Product Scientist

Who we are...

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a private, family owned, worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies, PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, and PhosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications. We are passionate about our role in contributing to the life science industrys advancing of the human condition through accelerating the discovery and development of innovative therapies for human disease.  We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

The role

Product Scientists work as part of the Production Team to produce, manage, characterize and provide technical support for a variety of products including antibodies, assay kits and companion products. This position will be responsible for a wide variety of activities including bench work (estimated 40% of the time), product customer/technical support/service (25%), coordination of product related activities (35%).

You'll have the opportunity to...

  • Produce quality product lots to ensure availability for customer orders
  • Works closely with Product Development to ensure timely release of new products
  • Designs and completes moderately complex scientific experiments including western blots, immunoprecipitation, tissue culture, transfections, ELISAs, assays, and affinity purifications in support of producing and characterizing product lots with limited guidance
  • Consistently follows protocols and can produce quality data independently
  • Draws appropriate conclusions to moderately complex experiments with limited guidance
  • Assists customers with product related questions by phone and email, answering technical inquiries independently
  • Uses online research tools and literature searches to support experimental design and to resolve technical support issues
  • Manages inventory of products and coordinates availability with Global Supply Chain teams to fulfill customer orders
  • Works closely with Sales & Marketing teams to ensure accuracy and clarity of product data sheets and customer messaging
  • Works cross-functionally as a team member to meet departmental and company goals

Who you are and what you bring to the team...

  • Bachelors degree in a biological science (e.g. molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or biotechnology)
  • 4 years of laboratory bench work experience with a bachelors degree or 2 years of experience with a masters degree
  • Domain knowledge of multiple signaling pathways and their interdependencies
  • Experience working with antibodies including western blotting, ELISA, and immunoprecipitation techniques
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture, transfections and protein work
  • Demonstrated success in being highly accountable and meeting deadlines

Ideally, you have...

  • Masters degree in a biological science (e.g. molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or biotechnology). PhD a plus
  • Working knowledge of technical support tools (e.g.
  • Strong comfort level and understanding of workflow tools a plus

What we offer....

At Cell Signaling Technology (CST) we recognize that people will always be our most important asset. Providing a safe, inclusive, and stimulating working environment that understands the importance of diversity, human dignity and meaningful work is as important as establishing company policies that incorporate excellent health insurance and pay benefits. We recognize that development of people is the key to their happiness and thus ensure every employee has impactful discussions with their manager and develops actionable performance and professional development plans. Lastly, we are committed to engaging and supporting our employees in committees and philanthropy that benefit their local communities and environment through community investment programs.


  • Medical (BCBS) and Dental (Delta Dental) plans paid at 90%
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • 401(k) Plan with 6% match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous PTO package
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Osite Subsidized Cafeteria
  • Free Parking

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees, their families, our communities, partners and customers. In order to promote that safety and well-being, we require that all US-based employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated, or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief, may make a request for exemption. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the company.

Cell Signaling Technology (CST) is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.

June 03, 2023
Operations (Production)

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